PM launches Brexit ‘business councils’
Theresa May has formed five new business councils to advise on how to create the best business conditions in the UK after Brexit. Big names on the forums include Tesco boss Dave Lewis, ITV chief Carolyn McCall, entrepreneur James Timpson, and CBI head Carolyn Fairbairn. Each council will meet three times a year, twice with Mrs May and once with a senior cabinet minister. They will provide advice and policy recommendations on big business issues. Each group will be co-chaired by two business leaders and have “around ten members representing core sectors of the UK economy, as well as a representative from the UK’s key business groups.